PACT has been operating as an independent adoption charity since the 1950s and has helped to grow hundreds of families.
Many PACT families have agreed to share their adoption stories with us. Click on a family below to read their story or use the filter to search for particular family situations.
* Some names and details have been changed for confidentiality reasons
Ellie and Andrea adopted three children under five
Ellie* and Andrea* adopted two brothers and a sister. Their children came home to them when they were aged one, two and four years old...
Natasha and her husband adopted Amelia who has cerebral palsy
Natasha and her husband adopted Amelia*, who has cerebal palsy, when she was 18 months old...
Samuel, Naomi and their three children enjoy PACT’s Family Fun Days
Each year, PACT runs family fun days for all its adoptive families. Naomi and Samuel began coming to family fun days in 2014 after they adopted their eldest two daughters and have been to every fun day since...
Lisa’s family was supported by PACT’s Adopter Champions
Lisa*, Paul* and their adopted son Timmy* are a family of three. They brought Timmy home in April 2015 when he was 15 months old and he is now nearly eight years old.
Rose and Simon are a Christian couple who adopted during the 2020 pandemic
Rose* and Simon* adopted their son Jay* in 2020 when he was 14 months old. Rose is a secondary school music teacher and Simon is a church minister...